Mobile Computing

A New Platform for Connecting the Physical and Digital Worlds

The professor who led a study of several school systems that piloted an all-in-one computer and 3D scanner talks about its potential to help teach STEM and collaboration.

Maryland District Headed Toward BYOD Programs in Every School

Slowly but steadily, a school district in southern Maryland is converting all of its 36 schools into device-friendly zones.

Arkansas Schools To Get Panic Button App

Starting in September all public schools in Arkansas will receive access to a "panic button" app for use during emergencies.

Learning A-Z Launches New Online Portal and App

Kids A-Z offers a learning environment designed to make it easier for students to access Learning A-Z's student-facing resources, such as Raz-Kids, Headsprout, Writing A-Z and ReadyTest A-Z.

How Virtualization and BYOD Help Students Learn Anywhere, Anytime

Douglas Meade, director of information technology at York County School Division (VA), shares how a desktop virtualization initiative has enhanced mobility for students and teachers.

Wisconsin Districts Loading 1-to-1 iPads with Discovery Ed Techbooks

A Wisconsin school district that's kicking off an extensive 1-to-1 program will be using digital textbooks and professional development services from a private partner.

Kensington Offers Six New Mobile Device Accessories for Back-to-School

As districts around the country start heading back to school, accessory maker Kensington is offering six new products in the $27 to $60 range, including backpacks, chargers, rugged cases and more.

Lehigh U Students Developing Geometry App for Preschoolers

Students at Lehigh University are working on a mobile app designed to help preschool children understand geometry concepts.

Tablet Shipments Drop 7 Percent in Second Quarter of 2015 with Apple Posting Largest Decline

Tablet vendors shipped 44.7 million units in the second quarter of 2015, a 7 percent drop compared to the same period last year when the segment notched 48 million devices sold and a 3.9 percent decline compared to the fist quarter of this year, according to a new report from International Data Corp.

PowerSchool Mobile SIS App Now Available for Apple Watch

Push notifications are designed to help parents stay up-to-date on class attendance, assignments, school and classroom activities, and their child’s academic progress.